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This is the place to buy live edible snails Helix aspersa maxima (gros gris) or Helix aspersa muller (petit gris), if you want to cook snails, rear your own snails for the table, keep snails as pets or buy a present for a snail fan.
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This is one of the very few snail farms in England where you can buy fresh live Helix aspersa maxima ready prepared for cooking. If you are an enthusiastic cook you can prepare your own delicious snails for your guests in any way you choose. Please ask if you would like a copy of our cooking instructions. Our book 'Molluscs and Me' has lots of recipes sandwiched between the chapters.
If you want to rear your own snails at home then why not sign up for a course. We can supply you with breeders, information and snail food to grow your own.
Our mini snail farms make the perfect educational gift, providing an ideal way for children to learn about looking after living things. Adults enjoy looking after snails too so why not give them a snail smallholder starter pack as a gift?
We also have beautiful empty shells available for sale to collectors and artists on the understanding that they are not sterile and not suitable for food use. Please email with your requirements.
These snails are Helix aspersa maxima or muller, edible snails grown for human consumption. In every clutch of eggs there are some snails that are undersized for sale to restaurants or may have damaged shells so they look unattractive.
These larger snails are perfect for feeding to larger reptile such as skinks, tegu and monitor lizards.
The pack size is 100gms by weight and the number of snails will vary according to size of the snails. Please specify a preferred size in centimetres shell diameter.
Please note that the USDA will not allow import of live snails to the USA.